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00000177-2120-db48-a97f-fb22304a0000South Carolina has a rich military history, beginning in the Colonial Era. Today, the state has a significant military presence. SC Public Radio and SCETV offers news coverage of South Carolina's active bases, military personnel and veterans, and the economic and cultural impact they have on communities throughout the state and across the nation, as well as stories and profiles exploring our state's military history.

South Carolina Veterans Project Wins National Award

Trado Mayson and Bernie Shankman
South Carolina Veterans Oral History Collection
Trado Mayson and Bernie Shankman

On this Veterans Days, students at the University of South Carolina are celebrating a national award they received for recorded conversations they conducted with veterans. The project is called The South Carolina Veterans Oral History Project.  It is a 2019 Oral History Association Elizabeth B. Mason Award winner. The project was created by Andrea L’Hommedieu, director of the University Libraries’ Oral History Department; she shares how the project is preserving American history and leaving an impact on those who will shape the country in the future.

Hear more stories on the project's website.